Networking Opportunities

Join other ISSTD conference attendees for these fun opportunities to network during the 2021 Annual Conference:

Annual Awards

Annual Awards Presentation | Saturday, April 10 1:30-3:00pm ET
Join us as we recognize our 2021 Annual Award Winners!

Information & Networking Events

Membership Presentation | Sunday, April 11 2:30-3:30pm ET
Head to the virtual Society Lounge to learn more about ISSTD Membership and hear from members about their experiences.

Morning Mindful Movement | 9:00-9:45am ET daily
Start off each day of the conference with yoga or mindfulness sessions to relax your body and center your mind for another day of fantastic trauma training content.

Happy Hour Meetup | 5:00-5:30pm ET daily (Saturday-Monday)
Join us daily starting on Saturday during the 5:00pm ET break to explore the flavors of the cities that will host upcoming Annual Conference. Learn how to make a drink or snack while networking with fell conference attendees.

Member Engagement Meetup | Monday, April 12 2:00-3:30pm ET
Head to the virtual Society Lounge to meet up with committee and SIG chairs and fellow members and learn how to get more involved with ISSTD!

Ticketed Social Events

Ask the Expert | Friday, April 9 7:15-8:00pm ET
Kick off the conference by networking with fellow attendees and meeting our ISSTD experts. Funds raised from this event go to the Caul Fund which supports student research.

Fee: $10 per person, open to non-conference attendee

Trivia Night Sponsored by the SEP Committee | Saturday, April 10 7:15-8:15pm ET
Test your knowledge and network with colleagues from around the globe on night one of the main conference. Prizes for the winners include a year of ISSTD membership, registration to our fall virtual conference and registration upcoming ISSTD webinars! Funds raised from this event go to the Fridley Fund which supports student participation in ISSTD events.

Fee: $10 per person, open to non-conference attendee

Special Interest Group Meetings

Connect with fellow members of the ISSTD Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and learn more about what each group has planned for the coming year.

Friday, April 9 9:00-9:45am ET
Creative Arts Therapy SIG

Friday, April 9 1:30-2:30pm ET
Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures SIG

Friday, April 9 2:30-3:30pm ET
Organized and Extreme Abuse SIG

Saturday, April 10 9:00-9:45am ET
Child and Adolescent SIG

Sunday, April 11 1:30-2:30pm ET
Vicarious Trauma SIG

Monday, April 12 2:00-3:30pm ET
Transitional Age Youth SIG

Regional Online Community Meetings

Connect with fellow members of the Regional Online Communities (ROCs) and learn more about what each group has planned for the coming year.

Monday, April 12\ 9:00-9:45am ET
Ontario Regional Online Community